Pests of Plants

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About the Course

Did you know that keeping your landscape plants in perfect condition also requires knowledge of pest control? This microlearning course (MLC) will show you how to identify and manage pests, as well as how to prevent pests from attacking your plants.

Why is this course for you?

Find out more about the different types of pests that attack landscape plants and the best ways to deal with them. In this MLC, you will:

  • Learn about the insects that are pests to plants
  • Discover the damage pests can cause
  • Learn how to detect and identify pests
  • See case studies of plants that have been attacked by pests
  • Acquire techniques in an integrated approach to pest control



Course Curator

School of Life Sciences and Chemical Technology

School of Life Sciences and Chemical Technology, Ngee Ann Polytechnic

Established in 1989, the School of Life Sciences and Chemical Technology (LSCT)’s mission is give students the best R&D education and training through intensive lab- and field-based training, as well as project and workplace learning. Our courses are regularly endorsed by industry experts, renowned research institutes and top universities locally and abroad. LSCT seeks to ignite students’ natural curiosity about the world, fuel their passion for discovery, and prepare them for exciting careers in science.